As the official photographer of Indigenius, Robin Hooybergs embarks on a global journey to document and honor the ancestral tradition, practices and intergenerational know-how of the artisanal communities. Beyond merely capturing their craftsmanship, her lens is dedicated to serve as the visual ambassador for Indigenius. A platform dedicated to bridging ancestral craftsmanship and technology. This, through promoting, platforming and shining light on the forgotten technique & treasures of the world through different immersive experiences.
Indigenius official launch in the desert of Wadi Rum, Jordan
The journey started in Jordan, where Saraah Bikaï, founder of Indigenius, and Lebanese artist Noor Taan created an immersive installation. On the Bedouin grounds of The Valley of the Moon Desert in Wadi Rum, this creation, comprising video projections on the Umm Ishrin Sandstone, marked the official launch of Indigenius. Robin captured for the first time the manifestation of tradition and innovation, laying the foundation of Indigenius' mission.
Green Pottery of Tamegroute
Robin’s journey continued with visiting master artisan Abd Al-Haq in Tamegroute, Morocco. Robin witnessed the eighth generation preservation of the legacy of green pottery. Indigenius introduces Abd Al-Haq’s workshops, allowing participants to immerse themselves in ancient techniques and secrets that gave rise to the renowned green pottery.
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